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Feature Mondays - Charleston

Charleston, near Lewes was the home and country meeting place for writers, painters and intellectual......

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Book reviews - Irreplaceable Woodlands

What first strikes you about this book from Charles Flower is just how visually impressive it is. Th......

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Feature Mondays - Paintings in wood

History books about design are generally full with the names of inventors and creative thinkers that......

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Feature Mondays - Louis XIV ormolu-mounted ebony, fruitwood and marquetry commode

This fantastic Louis XIV ormolu-mounted ebony (Diospyros spp.), fruitwood and marquetry commode feat......

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The not unreasonable hypothesis that style, taste, fashionable living and invention shaped the 400 y......

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News and Events - Martignone Auction

The contents of Count and Countess Martignone's two Italian properties was 100% sold at Bonhams,......

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Tree of the Week - English oak (Quercus robur)

What it isQuercus robur (meaning oak of strength and hard timber) is a member of the white oak famil......

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News and Events - Bonhams to offer rare museum-quality cabinet

Bonhams to offer rare museum-quality Augsburg 'Kunstkammer' Cabinet with Florentine pietre d......

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Mixed Media Bud Vase

I recently watched Sarah Thirlwell demonstrate mixing plastics, composites and wood together to form......

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Connections

Turning and carving have a natural symbiosis with each other. It is evident that many turners also c......